Immanuel   A.  Edinbarough

Associate Dean  

Office: BSETB 1.354
Phone: (956) 882-6623
Email: immanuel.edinbarough@utrgv.edu

Dr. Immanuel A. Edinbarough

Immanuel A. Edinbarough received his B.Sc. (Applied Sciences) degree from PSG College of Technology, University of Madras, India, his B.E.. (M.E.) degree from the Institution of Engineers, India, M.E. (Production Engineering) degree from PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar Univesrity, India and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Bharathiar University, India. He is currently a professor and Director of Engineering Technology at The University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB). Prior to joining the faculty at UTB he was a visiting professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. Also, an Associate Professor of Production Engineering Technology at PSG College of Technology Bharathiar University, India, where he served as the Director of Computer Vision Laboratory and National Cadet Corps – Engineering Division Director. With over 29 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing/mechanical engineering and engineering technology, he currently teaches in the areas of CAD/CAM/CIM, Robotics & Automation, Product and Process Design, Materials and Manufacturing processes, Machine Design, Renewable Energy and Micro Manufacturing.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Dr. Edinbarough’s current research interests include Robotics, CIM, Sustainable Manufacturing, Micro Machining and Engineering & Technology Education. Other areas of interest include Microsystems, MEMS, Nano manufacturing, artificial intelligence, mechatronics, machine vision,remote manufacturing, robotics and automation, Renewable Energy, Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Education. Dr. Edinbarough has published several papers in these areas in various national and international conferences and journals. He has also conducted several workshops and seminars on the above topics. He has worked in heavy and light manufacturing industries manufacturing pumps, motors, and CNC machine tools in the areas of system design, production planning and control and manufacturing
    • CAD/CAM/CIM, Robotics & Automation, Sustainable Manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Research
  • Education

    • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Bharathiar University, 1996
    • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Bharathiar University, 1988
    • BE, Mechanical Engineering, Institution of Engineers, 1984
    • BS, Applied Sciences, University of Madras, 1981
  • Currently Teaching

    ENGT 3320 A - CIM:
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    Course Evaluations
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    ENGT 3320 01 - CIM:
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    Course Evaluations
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    ENGT 4220 01 - Senior Project II:
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Selected Publications


  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Pineda-Briseno Anabel. "“Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT, USA and ITM-CSE, Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype” ," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Pineda-Briseno Anabel. "“Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT, USA and ITM-CSE, Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype” ," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Adriana Olvera. "“Cross border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects” ," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Adriana Olvera. "“Cross border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects”," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Boby John, Rajeshwar Kadadevaramath, and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Recent Advances in Software Quality Management: A Review," Merit Research Journal of Business and Management 4, no. 3 (June 2016): 018-026.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. "Grinding of Aerospace Alloys in MQL," San Antonio, Texas: Sixth Annual HTEC Texas Educator’s Conference, May 2016.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. "Developing Creative Engineers: A Challenge Based Instruction approach to Engineering and Technology Education”,," Edinburg, Texas: Challenge Based Instruction Conference, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2016.

  • Iram Lerma, Marko Jimenez, Immanuel Edinbarough, J Krell, and Wayne Hung. "Characterization of Micromist for Effective Minimum Quantity Lubrication," Advanced Materials Research 1115, (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2015): 43-46.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Iram Lerma, and Marko Jimenez. "Experimental Investigation of micromist for effective machining," McAllen, Texas: Fifth Annual HTEC Texas Educator’s Conference, March 2015.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Nageshwar Rao. "“Essential Competencies in Sustainable Manufacturing: A Benchmark for Technology Program Development”, ," St. Luis, Missouri.: Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference, ATAME, , November 2014.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Mark Kroll. Establishment of an NSF I-Corps Site at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, National Science Foundation, $499,985.00 (July 27, 2017 - August 31, 2022)

  • Alexander Domijan. Creating a Manufacturing Innovations Hub in Brownsville (MIH-B): Immediate and Long-Term Program Implementation, Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC), $6,615,000.00 (June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2022)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Beyond Engineering Education Program: Cross-border multidisciplinary talent: sharing science, technology development and innovation, Partners of the Americas/100k Strong in the Americas , $104,000.00 (September 28, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Texas Regional Mathematics Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, MSP, University of Texas, Austin., $80,000.00 (May 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants: USDA/NIFA “Beyond Engineering Education Program: Development of innovative teaching methodologies to prepare qualified engineers in the FANH Sciences towards global engagement, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), $748,959.00 ( )

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. ProSE: Towards to Prototyping of Smart Environments Based on Technologies 4.0, ConTex, $137,834.00 ( )

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Solar and Wind Energy Technology, American Made Solar and Wind Corporation, $60,000.00 (August 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Texas Regional Mathematics Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, MSP, University of Texas, Austin., $80,000.00 (May 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Olegario Vasquez Rana Fellowship , UTRGV, $5,880.00 (September 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Texas Regional Mathematics Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, MSP, University of Texas, Austin., $80,000.00 (May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015)



Selected Presentations


  • Adriana Olvera, Immanuel Edinbarough, and Jesus Gonzalez. "Process Automation in Smart Environments: Intelligent Closet Prototype," 2018 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), San Antonio, TX (February 2018)

  • Adriana Olvera and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Cross-border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (July 2017)

  • Adriana Olvera, Immanuel Edinbarough, and Anabel Pineda-Briseno. "Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT,USA and ITM-CSE,Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (June 2017)

  • Adriana Olvera, Immanuel Edinbarough, and Anabel Pineda-Briseno. "Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT,USA and ITM-CSE,Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (June 2017)

  • Adriana Olvera and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Cross-border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (June 2017)

  • Abran Garcia and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Design and Development of an Automated Sun Tracking Device for the optimum harvesting of Solar Energy," Proceedings of the 13th Annual UTB/TSC Research Symposium, UTB/TSC, (March 2011)

  • Hector Silva and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Design and Development of Collaborative Robots," Proceedings of the 13th Annual UTB/TSC Research Symposium, UTB/TSC, (March 2011)

  • Victor Olvera and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Design and develop a remote controlled LCD/Plasma revolving base," Proceedings of the 12th Annual UTB/TSC Research Symposium, UTB/TSC, (March 2010)

  • Abran Garcia, German Gonzalez, and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Design and development of a lightweight portable travel grill," Proceedings of the 12th Annual UTB/TSC Research Symposium, UTB/TSC, (March 2010)

  • Denisse Alanis and Immanuel Edinbarough. "The Development of an efficient aquarium fish net - The Fish Grabber," Proceedings of the 12th Annual UTB/TSC Research Symposium, UTB/TSC, (March 2010)

Current Courses

ENGT 3320 A - CIM:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGT 3320 01 - CIM:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGT 4220 01 - Senior Project II:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses